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Accession Number PB2013-101815
Title History of the Military Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellite Program.
Publication Date Sep 2001
Media Count 56p
Personal Author R. C. Hall
Abstract In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, a director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) authorized the construction and launch of a small meteorological satellite to support CORONA and other film-limited imaging satellite systems. Though undertaken ...
Keywords Computer programs
Meteorological satellites
Military operations

Source Agency Secretary of Defense
NTIS Subject Category 55C - Meteorological Data Collection, Analysis, & Weather Forecast
84 - Space Technology
Corporate Author National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, VA. Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number N/A

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